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Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Tour Coordinator at Grove Farm museum

         The Tour Coordinator position primarily schedules visitor tours and guides, and works closely with the public. The Tour Coordinator is scheduled to work on regular tour days, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (18 hours per week), but is also counted on to help out with special events such as Ohana Days.

         This position requires being kind and gracious to all visitors both in person and on the telephone. The ability to always make guests feel welcome and thank them with genuine appreciation is of the utmost importance. It is also necessary to work well with and build relationships with the different community groups that visit.

         Following direction, a willingness to learn, and a desire to stay with the organization long-term are essential. An interest in Kauai history and appreciation of long kept routines is beneficial.

         Required skills include, but are not limited to, answering the telephone professionally, being organized and self-motivated, comfortable on a computer, responding to tour requests, scheduling of guides, letter writing, filing, and the ability to operate standard office equipment.

         For more information, please call 808-245-3202 or to apply please email your resume to


Preservation Carpenter for all of the Historic Sites

We are searching for a full-time skilled preservation carpenter, who has the experience, patience, and understanding to work on authentic historic buildings.

     The Preservation Carpenters care for the buildings and collections, while authentically preserving the original design, scale, dimensions, and arrangements in each repair at Waioli Mission House, Grove Farm and Mahamoku museums as well as at the Locomotive Learning Park, and the Puhi roundhouse.
     Job duties include, but are not limited to, skilled craftsmanship, carpentry, plumbing, painting, concrete work, window repairs, as well as specialized repairs and construction for objects in the collections. Great care is directed to accomplishing repairs that are not discernable.
     The treatment of the sites, buildings, and collections require the Preservation Carpenter to serve also as conservators and preservationists to aged and fragile objects. They are an active part of the overall exhibit and visitor experience, at times interacting with visitors and providing additional security and monitoring for the   collections, buildings and sites. The museum staff are also asked to offer in-kind services to museum events and other community projects.
     This position works in conjunction with the current Preservation Carpenter, who has gained great preservation and conservation skills over his years working for the museums, and will provide expertise, and training, where needed.
     This is a full time position with benefits, including paid vacation and sick leave, plus medical and dental. Salary commensurate with experience.
     For more information please call 808-245-3202 or to apply please email your resume to



Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Guide at Grove Farm museum

History Well Told Is Beautiful

     If you enjoy sharing wonderful stories and meeting people from both the local community and around the world, becoming a Volunteer Guide at Grove Farm museum may be right for you. Guides are asked to tour about twice a month, but we are happy to work with your schedule!

     Please call 808-245-3202 or email for more information.